Martin, crazy race winner, Quartararo in points

Martin, crazy race winner, Quartararo in points

Faraj Bin Lahousin, Media365, published on Sunday, March 24, 2024 at 4:21 pm

Jorge Martin won the Portuguese Grand Prix on Sunday in the MotoGP World Championship. This crazy race saw, among others, Spaniard Pedro Acosta thrilling with a podium finish, Frenchman Fabio Quartararo taking seventh place, and world champion Francesco Bagnaia competing with Marc Marquez.

We know that the Algarve Circuit always makes the Portuguese MotoGP Grand Prix exciting. This year, it's been absolutely crazy. Like the character invited to wave the checkered flag during the final pass of the rivals: Jose Mourinho himself. At least three drivers were involved in an accident in the final laps, losing their places in the top ten at the same time.. Turn 1 saw world champion Francesco Bagnaia exit the track after colliding with Marc Marquez mid-corner overtaking maneuver with less than five laps to go.

In fifth and sixth places respectively, the Italian and Spaniard fell to the last two places in the race before giving up. A misadventure couldn't be more cruel. But the better-placed candidate also experienced tragedy. The winner of the speed race the previous day, and in the fight for third place, Maverick Vinales lost control of his car and left the road, causing him to fall.. The Spaniard was forced to retire, and did not complete the Grand Prix, which was won by his compatriot Jorge Martin. Starting from third on the starting grid, he immediately stole pole and never let go.

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Surprise Acosta, Quartararo, seventh

He is ahead of Enea Bastianini, the surprise guest of this race, Pedro Acosta. The man who has competed in only the second Grand Prix of his career takes his first podium finish. The misfortune of some creates the happiness of others, as the misadventures of the three aforementioned candidates allowed the French to do so Fabio Quartararo moves from tenth to seventh. A performance that gave him 9 points in the World Championship, where he shares tenth place with Italian Fabio Di Giannantonio with 15 points. This ranking is controlled by today's winner, Jorge Martin (60 points), ahead of South Africa's Brad Binder (42 points), who placed fourth on Sunday in southern Portugal.

Italian Enea Bastianini ranks third (39 points), while his compatriot Francesco Bagnaia falls to the bottom of the podium (37 points). Spaniard Marc Marquez also dropped (27 points) in the ranking (sixth).

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